Requirements for Eligibility

In addition to the documentation listed on the Eligibility Documents page, candidates must satisfy ONE of the following eligibility options (both a and b listed below each option) on or before the application deadline:


Option 1

     a. Completion of at least 12 months of full-time (or equivalent), practical, on-the-job training in nerve conduction studies (NCSs). This period of training must be performed under the direct supervision of a neurologist or physiatrist experienced in electrodiagnostic medicine, preferably an ABEM Diplomate.

     b. Additionally, the candidate must have experienced a minimum of 250 patient encounters where NCSs were performed on separate occasions.  Please provide the name and email for the physician whom you worked with for these studies.  A case log is not required.


Option 2

     a. Successful completion of an END/Neurodiagnostic Technologist program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). 

     b. Additionally, the candidate must have e
xperienced 100 patient encounters after program completion under the direct supervision of a neurologist or physiatrist experienced in electrodiagnostic medicine, preferably an ABEM Diplomate.  Please provide the name and email for the physician whom you worked with for these studies.  A case log is not required.


 Requirement options are as of June 2018 for the 2019 exam year and following.